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Canthidermis sufflamen


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lexID:
5049 
AphiaID:
127399 
Scientific:
Canthidermis sufflamen 
German:
Drückerfisch 
English:
Dark-colored Triggerfishes 
Category:
Aftrækkerfisk 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Tetraodontiformes (Order) > Balistidae (Family) > Canthidermis (Genus) > sufflamen (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Mitchill, ), 1815 
Occurrence:
Puerto Rico, São Tomé e Principé, Cuba, Barbados, Jamaica, Madeira, Haiti, Bahamas, Bermuda, Brasilien, Canada, Cayman øerne, Dominikanske republik, Kap Verde, Mexikanske golf, Saint Helena, Samoa, USA, Vestlige Atlanterhav, Østlige Atlanterhav 
Size:
bis zu 65cm 
Temperature:
23°C - 26°C 
Food:
Cnidaria, Zoobenthos, invertebrater, Jellyfish, Krabber, Rejer, Snegle, Søpindsvin, Stenrejer, Taskekrabber 
Tank:
~ 2500 Liter 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for home aquaria! 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Has a poison harmful to health 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2013-01-20 13:56:12 

Toxicity

This is a general hint!
Canthidermis sufflamen has a harmful toxin.
As a rule, animals with a harmful poison do not pose any danger in normal Aquarieaner everyday life. Read the following husbandry information and comments from aquarists who already keep Canthidermis sufflamen in their aquarium to get a better picture about the possible danger. However, please be careful when using Canthidermis sufflamen. Every human reacts differently to poisons.
If you suspect that you have come into contact with the poison, please contact your doctor or the poison emergency call.
The phone number of the poison emergency call can be found here:
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Overview Worldwide: eapcct.org

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Husbandry

Canthidermis sufflamen (Mitchill, 1815)

Canthidermis is a genus of triggerfishes commonly known as ocean triggerfishes. Common near drop-offs of seaward reefs. Occasionally in shallow water.
Solitary or in small groups in open water. Often associated with Sargassum. Feeds mainly on large zooplankton.

Synonyms:
Balistes asperrimus Cope, 1871
Balistes macrops Poey, 1860
Balistes sobaco Poey, 1860
Balistes sufflamen Mitchill, 1815

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Tetraodontiformes (Order) > Balistidae (Family) > Canthidermis (Genus) > Canthidermis sufflamen (Species)

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